Outdoors With Hal Denton


Hal Denton, the editor of Northwest Sportsman, was already well-known to west coast radio listeners as the host of Sportsmen's Guide when he presented this series of 5 half-hour broadcasts on fishing and hunting. The set for the show was a detailed replica of his own living room on Burrard Inlet. Programs included reports on big game hunting in the Rock ...

Original Airdates1955

Outer Limits, The


The Outer Limits is a provocative anthology series that has earned numerous Emmy, CableACE, Gemini and Saturn awards. The seventh season was produced as a SCI FI Original series. Like the classic 1960s series of the same name, each episode is a celebration of the human imagination in which humanity's exploration of new frontiers in technology, outer ...

Original Airdates1995-2002


Outlook was a half-hour political discussion program which aired on the CBC in the summer of 1960. Several programs revolved around issues raised by the upcoming election in the United States. Other subjects included the West Indies, Africa, Canada's economic future, and the problems of Latin America as seen from the perspective of participants of the c ...

Original Airdates1960


A CBC summer replacement for late Friday afternoons, Outlook presented films from the National Film Board and programs produced by the BBC. Films included The End of Summer; a film portrait of ballerina Margaret Mercier; Stampede, on the Calgary Stampede; Toronto Jazz, Don Owen's documentary on current music; Fabienne; You're No Good; and They Called It ...

Original Airdates1966


Exterior and interior design were the subjects of this weekly CBC half-hour with interior designer Ray E. Staples and Alex Trebek. Sculptor and environmental designer Garth Haines also appeared periodically. They generally showed aspects of design in the Toronto area, and talked about its effects on residents' lives. The first program addressed itself t ...

Original Airdates1972-1973

Over Canada: An Arial Adventure


Over Canada: An Arial Adventure Come fly with Over Canada, the award-winning aerial adventure, filmed entirely in revolutionary High Definition video. Experience, up close, the rugged beauty and legendary grandeur of the second largest country on Earth. An award winning television documentary special, Over Canada has dazzled millions of viewers across North America. Now a best-selling ...

Original Airdates1999

Over The Line Fence

Over The Line Fence, a half-hour CBC summer show, was intended to provide urban viewers (at least those in the Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal broadcast areas, where the show was seen) with a view of rural life. Film features examined soil, wheat in the western provinces, sheep ranching in Scotland, and fishing.

Original Airdates1956

Ovide and the Gang


Ovide and the Gang Between the mad marshes and the Venetian Jetty, the Virgin Forest and the mysterious caverns, there's no shortage of adventures for Ovide the Duckbilled Platypus, leader of the gang, and his friends Polo, Wawa, Ventribus and all the others. Especially since they're the target of the constant scheming by Cy, the sinister python and his loyal ally, Bobo, ...

AkaOvide Video
Original Airdates1987-1988



OWL/TV OWL/TV is a children's educational television series that aired on the CBC, and then later on CTV, from 1985 to 1994. It's focus is nature and science discovery, emphasizing to viewers how they can have an impact on their own environment. PBS, BBC and Showtime also aired the show for a brief period. Reruns of the show have aired on YTV and CTV. Each ...

Original Airdates1985-1994

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